Job Title VP Information Governance
Location New York, NY
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Job Description

The VP, Information Management & Governance is experienced with enterprise-wide policies and practices for the management of information (electronic and paper) throughout its life cycle. This includes everything from creation/receipt through final disposition and providing direction, organization and planning for the management and retention of company records.

Primary Responsibilities:

Lead the development and oversight of the company wide Information Management and Governance program, including Records Management and eDiscovery.

Develop polices, processes, and procedures to ensure the enterprise-wide classification, retention and lawful disposition of company information; applying industry accepted methodology to support the achievement of goals.

Implement all policies, procedures, training and guidelines for the management of company information.

Collaborate with corporate and business unit stakeholders (IT, Technology, Security, Compliance and Audit) to implement Records Management and Information Governance programs.

Responsible for eDiscovery policy, procedures, and practices execution both internally and as conducted by outside counsel or vendors, including legal hold, data preservation, collection review and production.

Employ strong communication, collaboration skills, and technical knowledge to influence IT, Technology and Information Security stakeholders on key technology and information governance decisions impacting technology systems that touch company information.

Support business units’ day-to-day needs and special projects.

Primary Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree required

10+ years of progressive work experience in records/information management and/or eDiscovery with knowledge and experience leading company programs.

Demonstrated experience in technology applications (cloud-based platforms a must) relevant to information management and governance.

Possess in-depth understanding of the importance of managing company information to drive business, reduce risks and costs.

Ability to manage multiple projects at once and to follow through and meet deadlines.

Ability to work collaboratively and build consensus among cross-functional groups and demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous situations.

Self-motivation and ability to work independently.